April 3 - April 24, 2019

Lynette Printup

NYPA

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 461 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    0
    miles
    travelled by bus
  • up to
    3
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    0
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    55
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    0
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved

Challenges

Action Track: Social Justice

Learn about Local Indigenous Practices

#39 Indigenous Peoples' Land Management

I will spend at least 10 minutes learning how local indigenous tribes are caring for the land by attending a training, workshop, or presentation.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Transport

Use Public Transit

#37 Mass Transit

I will use public transit 0 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to 0.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 3 OF 22
DAILY CHALLENGE

Materials

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

#46 Water Saving - Home

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of trees and plants in my yard.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Electricity Generation

Learn More About Geothermal Energy

#18 Geothermal

I will spend at least 10 minutes learning more about the energy generation potential of geothermal energy and consider investing in this technology.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Land Use

Learn about Temperate Forests

#12 Temperate Forests

I will spend at least 20 minutes learning more about the environmental services provided by and the environmental issues affecting temperate forests.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Buildings and Cities

Plan to Insulate

#31 Insulation

I will find out how to make my home more energy efficient through better insulation and weatherization.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Buildings and Cities

Choose LED Bulbs

#33 LED Lighting (Household)

I will replace 3 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Women and Girls

Connect With A Nonprofit

#6 Educating Girls, #7 Family Planning, #62 Women Smallholders

I will connect with a local nonprofit working on womens' or girls' issues in my community, and find out how I can get involved or become a member.

Completed
One-Time Challenge

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Social Justice Learn about Local Indigenous Practices
    What did you learn about indigenous peoples' land management that you can apply in your own life?

    Lynette Printup 4/23/2019 6:40 AM
    Companion gardening make good use of a small area of land
  • Reflection Question
    Transport Use Public Transit
    How has your access to various kinds of transporation throughout your life influenced your current attitudes about transportation and your transportation behavior?

    Lynette Printup 4/23/2019 6:36 AM
    There is no public transportation available where I live. I combine trips and drive an efficient car.
  • Reflection Question
    Materials Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants
    Name some of the human activities impacting the health of water systems, both locally (your watershed) and globally (freshwater and oceans). What can you do to improve the health of water systems?

    Lynette Printup 4/23/2019 6:34 AM

    What we pour down the drain really impacts our watershed
  • Reflection Question
    Land Use Learn about Temperate Forests
    As you learn more about the scope and seriousness of the environmental challenges we face, what impact does that have on your thinking and actions? What are the parts that feel overwhelming? What parts help you feel hopeful?

    Lynette Printup 4/23/2019 6:31 AM
    It makes me think about the products I use and how they impact the environment
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Generation Learn More About Geothermal Energy
    Geothermal energy is reliable, abundant, and efficient. Project Drawdown states that public investment will play a crucial role in its expansion. In what ways (i.e. with money, time, advocacy) can you invest in geothermal energy?

    Lynette Printup 4/23/2019 6:27 AM
    I need to learn more about this renewable energy
  • Reflection Question
    Buildings and Cities Plan to Insulate
    What are some of the benefits of making your home more energy efficient?

    Lynette Printup 4/20/2019 11:02 AM

    Better insulation in my ceiling means lower heating and cooling costs
  • Reflection Question
    Buildings and Cities Choose LED Bulbs
    Changing lightbulbs is an excellent first step toward energy efficiency! What's next for you?

    Lynette Printup 4/20/2019 11:00 AM
    These bulbs are a lot brighter than the old ones
  • Reflection Question
    Women and Girls Connect With A Nonprofit
    What are the most pressing issues for women and girls in your community?

    Lynette Printup 4/20/2019 10:56 AM
    Access to affordable healthcare

  • Lynette Printup 4/14/2019 1:28 PM
    I carry reusable shopping bags in my car so they're on hand for grocery day.